The CIO of a global trading house has adopted a ‘cloud-first’ policy. However, the move has created dramatic variations in monthly bills. Under public cloud it has become almost impossible to predict annual IT operating costs.
Last October 25 senior business and IT executives gathered at the first CIONET UK discussion dinner in London to hear Dr Ben Eaton of the University of Surrey describe what is meant by ‘Company as a Platform’.
IT is in a very privileged position because people who work in the IT area have access to every aspect of an organisation’s operations. From their position they can clearly see procedures, operations and workflow. It is the perfect place to start, but to become real partners in digital transformation, first of all, many IT managers must better learn the business.
As we are determining the topics of CIONET's 2019 events, we go through a thorough process with our members to understand their top concerns and the most urgent challenges they need to get advise on from their peers, in short: what keeps them up at night.
On March 6th over 40 CIONET Belgium members gathered to discuss how to generate more value from the data corporations gather. Through intense debates and expert opinions, they got fresh ideas and insights on how to get the most of this increasingly vital asset for their companies. Data is definitely the new oil...
On January 30th over 100 Belgian digital leaders gathered at the Musical Instrument Museum in Brussels to get inspired by 10 short speeches from thought leaders in a variety of fields, not necessarily related to technology.